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Sudan clashes kill 10 in Darfur: State media

Sudan clashes kill 10 in Darfur: State media

Ten members of Sudan's controversial counter-insurgency unit have been killed in clashes with fighters loyal to a powerful militia leader in war-torn Darfur, the official SUNA news agency reported

Nov 27, 2017, 08:11 AM IST
All Moroccan mosques to pray for rain

All Moroccan mosques to pray for rain

Morocco has suffered a severe shortage of rainfall since the end of the summer.

Nov 23, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Zimbabwe`s next leader prepares to take power tomorrow

Zimbabwe`s next leader prepares to take power tomorrow

 Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, will be sworn in as President at an inauguration ceremony on Friday.

Nov 23, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
In Russia, Sudan`s Bashir asks Putin for `protection` from US

In Russia, Sudan`s Bashir asks Putin for `protection` from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has urged Russia to protect his country from the US.

Nov 23, 2017, 19:41 PM IST
Robert Mugabe, wife granted immunity from prosecution

Robert Mugabe, wife granted immunity from prosecution

Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday in a historic moment that ended his 37 years of rule. 

Nov 23, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
Ousted Zimbabwe deputy president asks Robert Mugabe to resign

Ousted Zimbabwe deputy president asks Robert Mugabe to resign

Ousted deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa fled Zimbabwe shortly being sacked by Mugabe in November.

Nov 21, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe clings to office, dashes resignation hopes in TV speech

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe clings to office, dashes resignation hopes in TV speech

Zimbabwe`s economic output has halved since 2000 when many white-owned farms were seized, leaving the key agricultural sector in ruins.

Nov 20, 2017, 07:54 AM IST
Protesters to hold mass anti-Mugabe rally in Zimbabwe today

Protesters to hold mass anti-Mugabe rally in Zimbabwe today

Thousands are expected to take to the streets here on Saturday to demand the resignation of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.

Nov 18, 2017, 11:44 AM IST
Kenyan woman gives birth to rare quintuplets

Kenyan woman gives birth to rare quintuplets

There is a one in 60 million chance of a mother falling pregnant with five babies, without hormone treatment, experts say.

Nov 12, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

2012 Benghazi attack: Alleged attacker Mustafa al-Imam appears before US judge

Mustafa al-Imam, who authorities said is approximately 46 years old, had been days earlier captured in Libya by American commandos.

Nov 04, 2017, 10:53 AM IST
World Food India 2017 to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi today

World Food India 2017 to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate World Food India 2017 event on Friday.

Nov 03, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Islamists attack Somali hotel, killing at least 29: Police

Islamists attack Somali hotel, killing at least 29: Police

At least 12 of the dead were police officers.

Oct 29, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

At least three dead in Mogadishu car bombings

Following the blasts, witnesses reported hearing gunfire and said the entire area around the Nasa Hablod Hotel 2 had been sealed off by security forces

Oct 28, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
In Kenya election re-run, polling incomplete and next steps uncertain

In Kenya election re-run, polling incomplete and next steps uncertain

Two days after polling in the rest of the country, voting had been due to take place in four counties where residents blocked roads and clashed with police.

Oct 28, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
More than 1.1 billion people don't exist officially, says UN report

More than 1.1 billion people don't exist officially, says UN report

Among these "invisible people" - many of whom live primarily in Africa and Asia, says a UN report.

Oct 22, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
Somalia twin bomb explosions: 300 confirmed dead, toll likely to go up

Somalia twin bomb explosions: 300 confirmed dead, toll likely to go up

More than 300 people died after twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said on Monday, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in

Oct 16, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

Nigeria's Boko Haram trials to be held behind closed doors

The announcement that due process was finally to begin was given a cautious welcome but a ban on media access will likely raise concerns about transparency.

Sep 29, 2017, 19:42 PM IST

At least 3 peacekeepers killed in Mali attack: UN

At least three UN peacekeepers were killed today during an attack on their convoy in Mali, the UN mission to the conflict-torn country said, without specifying their nationality.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Kenyan election delayed to October 26: Polls commission

The decision comes a day after the Supreme Court issued a detailed judgement lambasting the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for failing to properly conduct the election.

Sep 21, 2017, 22:19 PM IST
Kenya Supreme Court criticises election board in verdict on polls

Kenya Supreme Court criticises election board in verdict on polls

The court was offering a detailed ruling as to why it annulled the Aug 8 election and ordered a fresh presidential vote within 60 days.

Sep 20, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

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